Patents

Ca' Foscari recognizes the strategic role of developing partnerships with companies and entities interested in process and product innovation. In this context, patent protection is an effective tool to offer companies innovation and competitive advantage.

Ca' Foscari gives value to  Industrial Property that encourages investments in research & development and supports its researchers in filing patent applications and in managing the relationship with institutions and businesses, providing advice and training on the management of industrial property.

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Green reagent preparation process

The process allows for the preparation of pharmaceutical products, fuel and lubricating agents in a more efficient, rapid and environmentally friendly manner.

Priority number: 102015000054988
PCT number: WO2017051363
Assignees: Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and Alma mater studiorum università di Bologna
Inventors: Fabrizio Cavani, Maurizio Selva, Tommaso Tabanelli.
Available to be licensed or assigned since 12/06/2017.

Anaerobic digestion with separate phases

The proposed invention is a method to optimize the biological production of biogas and volatile fatty acids (VFA) using an anaerobic digestion process in separate phases.

Priority number: 102018000008006
Assignees: Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, University of Verona, La Sapienza University
Inventors: David Bolzonella, Cristina Cavinato, Marco Gottardo, Mauro Majone, Federico Micolucci, Paolo Pavan, Francesco Valentino

Controlled release cosmetic formulation

The invention relates to a process for the production of a base containing components derived from natural sources or generated by wastes, which is suitable for the formulation of an high-end cosmetic line.

Priority number: 102018000005118
Assignees: Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
Inventors: Michela Signoretto, Federica Menegazzo, Elena Ghedini

Electrochemical sensor for PFOS detection

The object of the invention is a new electrochemical sensor based on molecularly imprited polymers, used to detect environmental pollutants belonging to the PFAs family; in particular for detection of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) and its derivatives.

Priority number: 102017000026417
Assignees: Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
Inventors: Paolo Ugo, Najmeh Karimian, Angela Maria Stortini, Ligia Maria Moretto
Available to be licensed or assigned since 12/06/2017.

Real-time measurements of waves

The application refers to a method and an apparatus for the spatial measurement in time of the surface of the sea, from mobile platforms.

Priority number: 102015000082942
PCT number: WO2017103779
Assignees: National Research Council and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
Inventors: Francesco Barbariol, Alvise Benetazzo, Filippo Bergamasco, Sandro Carniel, Mauro Sclavo, Andrea Torsello
Available to be licensed or assigned since 12/06/2017.

Luminescent Bismuth Silicates

The invention relates to luminescent compounds of lanthanide/Yb doped bismuth silicates that present a crystalline structure and are characterized by non-linear optical properties.

Priority number: 102015000025007
PCT number: WO2016203431
Assignees: Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
Inventors: Michele Back, Pietro Riello
Available to be licensed or assigned since 12/06/2017.

New nanoparticles

The patent refers to  zirconia mesoporous nanoparticles. Such particle have several different applications both in the biomedical and environmental fields, as well as in cosmetic and regenerative medicine.

Patent number: 0001428445
PCT number: WO2016120795
Assignees: Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
Inventors: Alvise Benedetti, Pietro Riello, Gabriele Sponchia
Assigned.

Method to produce PHAs from OFMSW

The proposed invention describes a process for biosynthesis of Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) from the organic fraction of domestic solid waste.

Priority number: 102018000003322
Assignees: La Sapienza University, University of Verona, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
Inventors: David Bolzonella, Marco Gottardo, Mauro Majone, Federico Micolucci, Paolo Pavan, Francesco Valentino

Sunglasses lens

Ca’ Foscari researchers identified a more efficient, easy to handle and safe method to color sunglasses lens with a wide spectrum of colors. The process can easily be integrated in a production line.

Priority number: 102016000043786
Assignees: Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and Luxottica srl
Inventors: Elti Cattaruzza, Omar Grasso, Marco Mardegan
Assigned share.

Last update: 04/12/2019